‘The agreement would mean an end at last to the government’s self-defeating and unfair 1% pay cap,’ says union.
Thursday 27 October 2016 Hard-pressed health service staff are turning to high-rate loans, pawning their belongings and visiting food banks as they struggle just to make ends meet, according to research by UNISON. Financial hardship has led to almost half (49%) of those who took part in a major survey to seek financial help from […]
The government needs to inject £280m into the NHS by the end of the decade, or ministers will breach minimum wage laws, unions warn
But UNISON welcomes Welsh government’s continued commitment to living wage
For NHS members the Pay Review Body recommends the annual pay award but it is down to UNISON, working with the other NHS unions, to make sure that the pay structure itself remains fit for purpose. Following on from the 2015 pay dispute we have been holding preliminary talks with NHS employers about how to […]
Commenting on the announcement today (Tuesday) from NHS Pay Review Body of its proposals on pay for 2016/17, UNISON Head of Health Christina McAnea said: “It’s disappointing for NHS workers that the PRB has stuck to the artificial one per cent pay freeze imposed by the Chancellor. “Government pay policies since 2010 have seen most […]
Being able to feed their families, afford dental treatment, repair their cars or pay off debts are some of the things that health workers could afford if the government gave them a decent pay rise, according to a survey released today (Sunday) by UNISON. UNISON says the findings expose the financial hardship suffered by NHS […]